6061-T6511 Aluminum round bar is an excellent candidate for most processing techniques with good corrosion resistance. It’s a lightweight material with a smooth finish, defined edges, and high strength to weight ratio. Frequently found in aircraft construction, it is also commonly used in railings, stakes, shafts, and ornamental purposes.
Most commonly used. High strength & good welding. Not good formability - If formed, needs a very gradual radius.